Palo Alto, CA – April 18, 2012
Woodside Capital Partners International LLC announce that it acted as financial advisor to the merger of LSF Network, Inc., a global online marketing and media buying group, parent of LSF Interactive, and Geary Group, Inc., a San Diego-based leading digital marketing agency, creating one of the world’s foremost independent digital marketing agencies. The merger is uniting performance-driven digital marketing and advertising services with creative web development capabilities and local, mobile and social marketing solutions. With over 200 people worldwide, spread across five offices in the United States, two in Europe and one in Asia, the new group named GearyLSF Group provides full service digital marketing agency capabilities to a rich roster of clients across the US and Europe.
LSF Network, Inc. was represented in this transaction by Newforth Partners, recently merged into Woodside Capital Partners LLC, global, independent investment bank headquartered in Palo Alto, CA. Terms of the deal were not released.
About LSF Network, Inc.
LSF Network, parent of LSF Interactive, is an online marketing and media buying agency that uses results-driven digital marketing solutions, tools and services to lead brands to dominate their industries and generate more revenue per campaign. Headquartered in San Francisco, the 110-people strong LSF Network Group has offices on two continents and manages campaigns for a roster of direct accounts worldwide that include ClubMed, Waterford Wedgewood, Royal Doulton, Career Education Corporation, LSI, Aramark Refreshment Services, Unigroup, Kelly Services, Target, LastMinuteTravel.com, Le Figaro, France24 and several more. For more information, please visit http://www.lsfinteractive.com and http://www.lsfnetwork.com.
About Geary Group, Inc.
Geary Group is a digital holding company providing next generation digital marketing services and operating under three divisions: Geary Interactive, Geary PMG and Geary SEO. As one of the nation’s foremost independent digital agencies, Geary Group acts as digital Agency of Record and manages campaigns for a roster of ROI-focused companies including WD-40, Bumble Bee Foods, MobiTV, Covad Communications (now Megapath) and Kyocera amongst several others. The agency is regularly recognized as one of the San Diego area’s fastest-growing private companies and best places to work. Geary is headquartered in San Diego with an office in San Francisco. For additional information, please visit http://www.gearygroup.com.
About Woodside Capital
Woodside Capital Partners is a global, independent investment bank that delivers world-class strategic and financial advice to emerging growth companies in the technology and life sciences sectors. Backed with its global network, strategic partnerships, private placements and strong track record in M&A, Woodside Capital Partners has been providing worldwide investment banking services since 2001. With offices in Silicon Valley and London, the leadership team has extensive domain experience in software, Internet services, electronic communications and materials, and life sciences. WCP Research offers institutional technology research services to buy-side institutional investors and technology industry executives. The team of Woodside Capital Partners has completed transactions totaling more than $10 billion. For more information, visit woodsidecap.com.
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